Fasolakia | Greek Green Bean Dish
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Fasolakia: a greek green bean dish in a tomato sauce, herbs, and potatoes.
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 3-5
  • 1 pound green beans, ends cut and cut into thirds (or bite size pieces)
  • 2 russet potatoes, skin removed and cut into small chunks
  • 14.5 ounce can of petite/diced tomatoes
  • 14.5 ounce can of water*
  • 1 onion, diced
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbles, more the better
  • ¼ cup Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. Heat olive oil in pan over medium heat.
  2. Add diced onion and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add pressed garlic, and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add oregano, dill, parsley, salt, and pepper, mix well.
  5. Add potatoes, spread evenly.
  6. Add green beans, can of tomatoes, tomato paste, and can of water
  7. Taste and add more salt/pepper if necessary (or whatever you think is needed).
  8. Bring to boil.
  9. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 45 minutes or until potatoes and beans are soft.
  10. Remove from heat, plate, sprinkle feta over top.
  11. Serve!
* you my need a bit more water as you want to cover the potatoes.
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at https://www.lemonandolives.com/fasolakia-greek-green-bean-dish/